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[mass noun] The form of Latin used in medieval England.
Relating to Anglo-Latin.
- ‘At Canterbury a bilingual (Latin and English) version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle was composed c.1100, presumably to help those whose reading knowledge of English was now uncertain - a sign of a new Anglo-Latin cultural synthesis.’
- ‘The publication of his extensive Poemata et Inscriptiones (Poems and Inscriptions) of 1847 may be said to bring the Anglo-Latin tradition to a close.’
- ‘His largest work, De virginitate, dedicated to the nuns at Barking, is a twofold treatise in prose and verse, which became a stylistic model for subsequent Anglo-Latin works.’
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